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This edition: Music @ CUNY

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 25, 2016.

First aired: December 25, 2016.

This month’s show is all about music. Nisan Ak is a conductor – one of the few females in her field – who was born in Turkey and educated at the Aaron Copeland School of Music. Arturo O’Farrill, who runs the jazz studies department at Brooklyn College, has had a long and deep career in music. The Graduate Center’s Research Center for Music Iconography houses fascinating images about music. CUNY’s Cultural Corps is a new paid internship program that places students in cultural institutions around the city. And Jasmin Klinger is a City College student who recently wrote some of the music for Domenica Cameron-Scorsese’s newest film. 

Guest List

Nisan Ak Queens College

Zdravko Blazekovic The Graduate Center/CUNY

Allan Edmond Queens College

Tom Finkelpearl NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Elijah Fort John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Yonlesys Hilario Lehman College/CUNY

Jasmin Klinger City College/CUNY

James B. Milliken Chancellor, The City University of New York

Arturo O'Farrill Pianist, Composer, Educator, Brooklyn College

Ryan Whalen The Rockfeller Foundation